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Geoglyph "Ashytyasty cross".

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“I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all which I want. And then when I do not succeed I get mad with anger” 

Simone de Beauvoir.

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Geoglyph "Ashtytasty cross in the interfluve of Ashtytasty, which is 3.6 kilometers to the east, drying up Zhusalysai, which is 8.5 kilometers to the north and drying up Zhosaly, which is 10.5 kilometers to the east being the right tributary of the river Ashtytasty.
The village of Koktau is 18 kilometers to the east and the town of Arkalyk is 51 kilometers to the east. The geoglyph is located on the territory of the town administration of Arkalyk, Kostanay region. The Great "Ashtyasty Cross" is equally oriented to the cardinal points.
84 meters north of the northern part of the cross there is a rampart in the western part and three burial mounds to the east of it. The large "Ashtyasty cross" is a cruciform figure, which consists of 38 embankments. The figure is 436 meters long.

Logvin Andrey Viktorovich, head of the laboratory of archaeological research, Kostanay State University named after A. Baitursynov.
Shevnina Irina Viktorovna, Ministry of Taxes and Duties of the Laboratory of Archaeological Research, Kostanay State University. A. Baitursynov.

Dey Dmitry Borisovich, head of the Turgay Discovery project. Alexander Petrov